The Internal Revenue Service documents you prepare every year contain some of the most sensitive information you could put on paper. Once it's time to dispose of that information, tossing it into the circular file could end up disastrous if it were to land in the wrong hands.

Saturday, October 15, 2016 at the Omni Community Credit Union branch at 3141 Capital Avenue in Battle Creek, a chance to shred that sensitive information securely will only take minutes. And in exchange for Shred Day, Omni only asks for a donation of 2 non-perishable food items or a monetary donation to the Food Bank of South Central Michigan.

Click on the player below to hear Luis Garcia, IRS spokesman in Michigan, discuss when it's safe to discard your old tax forms, how to do it, and current scams you should avoid.

Then, be sure and hear the latest on the Better Business Bureau's efforts to thwart identity theft and fight against other scams.

Click the player below to hear Phil Catlett of the BBB of Western Michigan.

Hear The Richard Piet Show weekday mornings from 5:3-9 on WBCK.